Think Outside the Box – The Beauty of Boxwoods

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Boxwoods are one of the oldest garden ornamentals known to man. In fact, boxwoods have been cultivated since at least 4000 BC as an ornamental plant in Egypt. Praised for their versatility, durability, and low-maintenance attitude, these evergreens are the backbone to many landscapes and gardens around the world. In The United States, the first […]

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Help! My Garden is Missing!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & Garden

Nothing is more frustrating than planting a garden or flower bed and shrubs only to wake up to… nothing. During the night, deer or critters decimated your beautiful landscape. One year I planted two rows of lavender to line the front walkway to my house and the very next morning something had eaten every single […]

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Let’s Celebrate the 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Did you know that June is Perennial month? Already planted flowers are blooming and greenhouses are overflowing with beautiful plants just waiting to be planted. This is the perfect time to celebrate perennials. The 2015 Perennial Plant of the Year is: (drumroll please!) Geranium xcantabrigiense ‘Biokovo!’ Otherwise commonly known as ‘Biokovo geranium’ or ‘cranesbill Biokovo.’ […]

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The Basics of Fertilizing

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

While fertilizing may not be the most glamorous gardening task, it pays to know the basics of why, what, how, and when to fertilize your plants. When done so properly, and just the way the plants like it, they tend to reward us handsomely with bountiful blossoms, fabulous foliage, and victorious vegetables. Think of it […]

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Companion Planting… A Match Made in Veggie Heaven!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Grow your veggie garden without the use of pesticides or herbicides by creating and maintaining a diverse, natural, and healthy ecosystem. Work with Mother Nature to enrich the soil and create habitats for beneficial insects and animals. One way to do this is by growing different types of crops or with companion plantings. The basic […]

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